Author: cdischer

Stephan Dalitz: Victim of Forced Treatment and Torture

Stephan Dalitz  (11.9.1995- 06.11.2013) Told in the words of his bereaved mother, the magazine “Brand Zeilen“ published the tragic story of Stephan Dalitz under the heading “Unethical Psychiatrists Killed My Child”.  When he died, Stephan Dalitz was only 18. http://www.brandzeilen.de/topstories/112/Skrupellose_Psychiatrieaerzte_haben_mein_Kind_in_den_Tod_geschickt.html Dr. Christian Discher

Elisa: Victim of Forced Treatment and Torture

Elisa (04.05.1966-25.04.2002) In 1982, shortly before her Abitur secondary school exams when she was just 16, Elisa tried to officially start a political party. To achieve this, she regularly met with three of her followers in Gaststätte Kranich. Located in Neubrandenburg in the former GDR,…

The Voices of Those Remaining Will Not Be Silenced

“A story both startling and unbelievable which also calls for a more respectful psychiatric treatment.” [i] This quote from September 2015 refers to the book The Voices of Those Remaining. When this memoir was first published, public response was considerable. The regional press discovered the…

The forgotten and the “Hell in Ueckermünde”

„When political authorities silence people, we employ our linguistic means to defend human rights. Using language against censorship functions as a political instrument. What has been documented from the past operates just like memories, warning us of our terrible potential and reminding us of our…